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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By sbabbs
I guess so if you can't get to that fill hole...

I guess so if you can't get to that fill hole plug to take out to stick your finger in to see if it's full.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By sbabbs
Yes you can make it work, just gotta figure out...

Yes you can make it work, just gotta figure out which wires to hook up to the other wires. You only really need 4 wires from the harness for it to actually run. Check that thread with the same title.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 810
Posted By sbabbs
Too bad you don't have a NPR to test with also.

Too bad you don't have a NPR to test with also.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 814
Posted By sbabbs
Big huge fan in front of the car intercooler...

Big huge fan in front of the car intercooler radiator is how they blow air by it at dyno..

Just make sure your car is double secret strapped down, don't want car jumping off dyno and killing your...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By sbabbs
Yes you can put turbo chip in any chippable EZK...

Yes you can put turbo chip in any chippable EZK box and it will work.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-13-2021, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,120
Posted By sbabbs
3.54 is a good one for sure. I bought one that...

3.54 is a good one for sure. I bought one that had a g80 installed in it with new bearings and such at the IPD swap meet a few years back. Complete 740 rear end with 3.54 gears and g80 for 200...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By sbabbs
https://i.ibb.co/MZdW3cg/nathanpedals2.jpg...

https://i.ibb.co/MZdW3cg/nathanpedals2.jpg (https://ibb.co/BckdSyf)

Not universal, made for 740 hydraulic setup. Seems there is a site in UK that sells steel ones, buy one of those.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2021, 04:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,120
Posted By sbabbs
First gear would be pretty good for towing a...

First gear would be pretty good for towing a house off it's foundation, other then that should work.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,263
Posted By sbabbs
I thought it was the intake manifold make number...

I thought it was the intake manifold make number three run lean?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,938
Posted By sbabbs
If you can get one and you need it right now and...

If you can get one and you need it right now and you got the money to pay for it sure why not? Easy enough to swap em out we've done it so many times.

How did your napa pump die? Did it snap it...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-06-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,636
Posted By sbabbs
LH 2.2? Stock ECU and EZK? The chip I sell has...

LH 2.2? Stock ECU and EZK? The chip I sell has acceleration enrichment which fixes the pinging at boost onset if you have that common up the boost 2.2 problem. So you just slapped in the 42lb...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By sbabbs
Crank position sensor, coil wire, spark plug...

Crank position sensor, coil wire, spark plug wire, spark plugs, dirty tps plate, vacuum leak, oil in the distributor cap rotor area. Fuse number one socket dirty.

Bad amm or amm connection. Oxygen...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By sbabbs
If the pilot bearing turns in the crank I hit the...

If the pilot bearing turns in the crank I hit the outside race with a punch, then it don't spin in the crank...


Knurling.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By sbabbs
Put ECU in known good running car and see if it...

Put ECU in known good running car and see if it runs good in known good running car that has good harness and good everything else is only way I know. Other then that only way I ever blew one is by...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By sbabbs
I've only spaced out my balls if using hydraulic...

I've only spaced out my balls if using hydraulic clutch fork. Never done it with a cable type. Also had to do it cause I used BMW getrag trans and johnV billet steel flywheel with saab areo 9000000...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-08-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By sbabbs
Well the chinease turbo exhaust for redblock 8v...

Well the chinease turbo exhaust for redblock 8v volvo one has that piece of metal between the exhaust holes that is in the way of the spark plug, why you have to cut and weld it. Ohh I see you know...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,663
Posted By sbabbs
If you did this-- I got the 940 engine harness...

If you did this-- I got the 940 engine harness wired into

And that is a turbo engine harness it should have the resistor pack as part of it and then if you used high impedance injectors, same...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 1,028
Posted By sbabbs
THe stock turbo lh2.4 cars the injector size must...

THe stock turbo lh2.4 cars the injector size must match the AMM size or you need to change the injector constant in the ECU bin program to match up.

If your running gasoline 550cc injectors match...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-05-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,663
Posted By sbabbs
We'll the turbo motors use low impedance...

We'll the turbo motors use low impedance injectors and if you put those in your harness without the resistor pack then you burn up the injector driver in your ECU.

What injectors you running and...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-04-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By sbabbs
YEah go hydraulic instead of cable clutch.

YEah go hydraulic instead of cable clutch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,517
Posted By sbabbs
What about the cams? US car should have T cam...

What about the cams? US car should have T cam right?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,356
Posted By sbabbs
I don't see the leif dyno pic either.. I see the...

I don't see the leif dyno pic either.. I see the gutless 16v just fine, sorta like biden's votes..
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 20,667
Posted By sbabbs
I'm not sure if the aluminum covers are any...

I'm not sure if the aluminum covers are any different but I know that there are two different versions of the pickup sensor, one is deeper and can hit the sensor ring. I spaced it out with a spacer...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,114
Posted By sbabbs
I know a guy named Bob in Astoria, Oregon put a...

I know a guy named Bob in Astoria, Oregon put a boat aq171 in a 1800. That is b230 with 16v head. I sold him the boat rex ignition box for 50, then he said it didn't work right, then I said how did...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,765
Posted By sbabbs
I use the cheapo 10 dollar 760 turbodiesel mounts...

I use the cheapo 10 dollar 760 turbodiesel mounts from ebay the straight through ones with the bolt holes and take off the drivers side 240 motor mount brackets and drill out the center hole bigger...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,760
Posted By sbabbs
Stock lower 960 brace is a hollow tube. I'd get...

Stock lower 960 brace is a hollow tube. I'd get the IPD version which is similar but way beefier and solid metal.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-22-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,331
Posted By sbabbs
Once again the throw out bearing is always...

Once again the throw out bearing is always touching slightly. Not sure why anybody would think you can pull it all the way back and away from where it will be touching. Maybe with a clutch cable and...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,331
Posted By sbabbs
Seems to me mine are always touching a little...

Seems to me mine are always touching a little bit. Remember when your throw out is going bad they usually make a noise when the clutch is out but as soon as you push it in the noise goes away. We'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,760
Posted By sbabbs
The old cherry turbo ipd upper strut braces fit...

The old cherry turbo ipd upper strut braces fit all years of 740's and 940's. What ever happened to the person who bought that jig that was a gonna keep making and selling those?

Also V in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,953
Posted By sbabbs
From that other KL racing cam thread... ...

From that other KL racing cam thread...


Curious if anyone is running any of the KL Racing turbo camshafts. I noticed the company popping up in threads about people wanting 3" downpipes and/or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,760
Posted By sbabbs
http://www.retroturbo.com/?product_cat=7900strutba...

http://www.retroturbo.com/?product_cat=7900strutbace
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,760
Posted By sbabbs
Sumptin like this? ...

Sumptin like this?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Volvo-740-940-Series-Strut-Brace-Bar-in-Black-UK-Dealer/124104230998?hash=item1ce5304856:g:EjoAAOSwiEVeXU2s
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,049
Posted By sbabbs
Here is my jam, my 550 thousand mile 740 surf...

Here is my jam, my 550 thousand mile 740 surf race wagoon turbo redblock with BMW Getrag 265 overdrive tranny.

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,417
Posted By sbabbs
Penta cranks sensor plug is different. I think it...

Penta cranks sensor plug is different. I think it is oval. Regina on those aq171's with dog dish flywheel crank holes.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,462
Posted By sbabbs
I know for a fact that volvo only uses 3.73 and...

I know for a fact that volvo only uses 3.73 and up dana 30 type gears and sheet in all there rear ends even the ones with gears lower then 3.73.. So normal dana 30 lower then 3.73 gears won't fit in...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,462
Posted By sbabbs
3.15 ratio came in 83 760 turbo diesel with...

3.15 ratio came in 83 760 turbo diesel with automatic tranny. Good luck. OR buy new one from sweden somewhere I think you can if you gots lots of monies. Other option put ford 8.8 whole rear end in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,688
Posted By sbabbs
Welp there is always a chip for the 2.2 fuel ecu...

Welp there is always a chip for the 2.2 fuel ecu and chip for the 2.2 ezk if you wanna go that way instead of the brokeless distributor. You can even program your own ignition curve if you want..
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,654
Posted By sbabbs
Did you cut your tps wide open wire that turbo...

Did you cut your tps wide open wire that turbo cars ecu's don't have or like to have? If you don't cut that wire in the tps and use a NA harness with an older 5xx ECU it will cause the car to flood...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,030
Posted By sbabbs
Yeah just had mine done and used little propane...

Yeah just had mine done and used little propane torch to heat up the rubber and burned out the old one, then one of those little wire wheels the 2 incher in a drill to clean out the sleeve and then...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By sbabbs
Check the codes? Crank sensor?

Check the codes? Crank sensor?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,575
Posted By sbabbs
1990 740 turbo surf race wagoon!

1990 740 factory m46, T25 car special ordered by Jim Fishers best buddie. 550 thousand miles on the original block. Never been rebuilt. A cam. 13c turbo. JohnV billet steel flywheel 240mm Saab areo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2020, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,153
Posted By sbabbs
We'll I watched the video and your pedal cable...

We'll I watched the video and your pedal cable thing there on top of the pump to control the fuel sure ain't bolted down tight like it's supposed to be. Might be why the fuel ain't getting to the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,874
Posted By sbabbs
Adjustable torque rods are to get your pinion...

Adjustable torque rods are to get your pinion angle correct so you won't get any driveline shudder. THat is why you need to adjust them if lowering the car. Otherwise if you change them from stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,976
Posted By sbabbs
Washer or two under the pivot ball pedestal...

Washer or two under the pivot ball pedestal before you screw it on the bolt.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,082
Posted By sbabbs
We'll if you really wanna tell em how great they...

We'll if you really wanna tell em how great they are you gotta make a video, here's mine. I call it The DAmage!


<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/45X58bJYLP0"...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,368
Posted By sbabbs
Ford triton V8 ones seems the right lenght....

Ford triton V8 ones seems the right lenght. Anybody try those?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,368
Posted By sbabbs
Real? Where is your real timeslip Bro?? Keep...

Real? Where is your real timeslip Bro?? Keep posting sheet and not posting your timeslip and yeah I'll buttleve ya.



My goal is to be the fastest in the West this year redblock, you can be...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,368
Posted By sbabbs
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9a2t9Uo7gPs" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,836
Posted By sbabbs
Yes same as similar year 240 motor. Say 1987...

Yes same as similar year 240 motor. Say 1987 volvo 240 b230f motor has same skinny 9mm rods and mid thrust on the crankshaft. Same exact block no other casting for penta b230 same as car b230 block....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,400
Posted By sbabbs
It sounds like the pressure plate isn't releasing...

It sounds like the pressure plate isn't releasing the pressure on the clutch disc. First make sure as stated the fork is pushing the fingers of the pressure plate in when you push the clutch in. If...
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